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Man Charged With Murder For Hire In 2 ND Deaths

A felon linked to fraud and terror in the North Dakota oil patch has been indicted on charges he hired people to gun down a former business associate in Washington state and kill a former employee whose body has not been found.

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Civil Rights Group Files Gay Marriage Lawsuit In Wis.

A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking recognition of gay couples who married in June after a judge struck down Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage.

23 hours ago

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Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson Reversal Is Right

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Vikings’ overnight decision to put running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus was the right move.

24 hours ago

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How To Make Cheap, Healthy Meals With Your Family At Home

With the school year in full swing, parents often get in a rut at dinner time. It’s hard to find the time to make meals that are nutritious with fresh ingredients. But Kirsten Shabaz of Valley Natural Foods is showing us three recipes that require 10 ingredients or less and are simple to prepare.

09/17/2014

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Fashion Week Comes To The Twin Cities With ‘MN 4 MN’

Just because we’re far from Paris and Milan, it doesn’t mean Minnesotans don’t love fashion. Fashion Week just wrapped up in New York and now we’re getting our turn to have a fashion event.

09/17/2014

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General Mills Misses Wall Street 1Q Forecasts

General Mills Inc. on Wednesday reported profit of $345.2 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Minneapolis-based company said it had profit of 55 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and restructuring costs, were 61 cents per share.

09/17/2014

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Minnesota Corrections Officer Admits Sex Assault

A former officer at a juvenile correctional facility in northern Minnesota has admitted to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The Itasca County Attorney’s Office said Tuesday that 24-year-old Devin Wood of Grand Rapids pleaded guilty on Monday to three counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

09/17/2014

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Minn. Legal Scholar Among 2014 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Winners

A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” The Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced on Wednesday the 2014 recipients, who will each receive $625,000 to spend any way they like.

09/16/2014

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Vikings Lead NFL In Number Of Player Arrests

The Vikings hold a title the team doesn’t celebrate – the most players arrested in the NFL. According to USA Today, 45 Minnesota Vikings have been arrested since 2000. That’s double the league average.

09/16/2014

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Iraqi Translator Tries To Bring His Family To Minn.

An Iraqi man who helped save soldiers’ lives overseas is trying to bring his family to America. American soldiers helped bring Philip here last December, after he served as an interpreter for them during the war.

09/16/2014

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Group Finds Many Parents Misusing Booster Seats

A group concerned with the safety of children said most parents move their children out of booster seats too soon. Safe Kids Worldwide said Tuesday that nine out of 10 parents admitted they stopped using booster seats before their kids were ready.

09/16/2014

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Good Question: How Do Grounds Crews Flip A Field?

Now that the Vikings and Gophers both play at TCF Bank Stadium, grounds crews are working hard to make sure the turf is painted properly for the right game. Over the course of the season, they’ll have to flip the field 17 times. Several people have emailed WCCO wondering how this even happens.

09/16/2014

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1 Injured In N. Mpls. Shooting

One person is injured after a shooting in North Minneapolis Tuesday night. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday near North 30th Avenue and Girard Avenue North.

09/16/2014

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Man Held After Duluth Woman, 71, Fatally Stabbed

Police are holding a man in the stabbing death of a 71-year-old Duluth woman. Officers were called to a Duluth home early Tuesday and were met at the door by a man who said they should arrest him. Police entered and found a woman dead from stab wounds. The victim is identified as Mary Margaret Mosqueda.

09/16/2014

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Mpls. Woman Killed In Minnetrista Motorcycle Accident

A 21-year-old Minneapolis woman has died after a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon in Minnetrista, Minn. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, Samantha Ann Bakker was killed at about 3:10 p.m. on County Road 26 at the intersection of North Branch Road.

09/16/2014

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Early September Storm Damage

Check out these viewer-submitted photos of storm damage from Sept. 3 and Sept. 4.

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High School Robotics Competition @ The State Fair

Check out images from the high school robotics competition at the Minnesota State Fair.

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WCCO Radio MN State Fair 2014

Check out 830 WCCO Radio at the MN State Fair this year.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Park Rapids

We’re sharing the love this summer and getting more of the WCCO gang on the road! That’s right, instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. Big time! […]

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Ely

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Ely area!

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Battle Lake

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Battle Lake area!

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‘Minnesota’s Titanic’

In July 1890, the Sea Wing left Red Wing for a Sunday cruise to go watch music in Lake City. On the way back a summer storm hit and 98 people died, mostly women and children.

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